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Ethiopian Bayo banned after attacking coach

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Bale reveals what he said to Lukaku after Man Utd loss

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Ethiopia carries out mass doping tests

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Ethiopia carries out mass doping tests


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Kiplimo Wins IAAF Gold, Cheptegei Injured

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Kenya bags gold in inaugural mixed relay at IAAF meet, Kampala

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Kenya bags gold in inaugural mixed relay at IAAF meet, Kampala


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Ethiopian marathoner who protested in Rio reunites with family

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  • Ethiopian Bayo banned after attacking coach
    Ethiopian Bayo banned after attacking coach

    , channelnewsasia.com

    ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian steeplechaser Chala Bayo has been banned for two years after he attacked and punched his coach on learning that he was not selected in the squad for next month's world championships. Bayo competed in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where he failed to get past the heats. Bayo confronted Yohannes Mohammed, Ethiopia's deputy 3,000m steeplechase coach, at an event in Addis Ababa where the 40-member squad was announced
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Athletics

  • Ethiopia's Muktar Edris beats Mo Farah
    Ethiopia's Muktar Edris beats Mo Farah

    , independent.co.ug

    Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris beats Mo Farah! Athletics: Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris. London, United Kingdom AFP British athletics legend Mo Farah narrowly failed to complete a fifth successive global double on Saturday when he finished second behind Ethiopian Muktar Edris in a thrilling 5,000 metres world final. The 34-year-old, whose winning run in the 5,000m at Olympics and world finals stretched back to 2011, fought desperately to claw back the deficit in the finishing straight but Edris held on to win in 13min 32
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Athletes

  • Ethiopia carries out mass doping tests
    Ethiopia carries out mass doping tests

    , indianexpress.com

    After being criticized last year for having a weak anti-doping program, Ethiopia conducted drug tests on more than 350 athletes last week, a top official said on Monday. The vast majority of the sportsmen and women tested – 339 of them – were track and field athletes, Mekonnen Yidersal, the director general of the Ethiopian National Anti-Doping Office, told The Associated Press
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Africa

  • African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member
    African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member

    , sport24.co.za

    Addis Ababa - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) voted on Thursday to admit Zanzibar as a full member of the continental body at its annual meeting in Ethiopia. The semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania was considered an associate member of CAF until member states unanimously approved its full membership. "This is great... for Zanzibar and African football," Zanzibar Football Association President Ravia Idarous Faina told delegates after the vote held at African Union headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa
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CAF

  • FIFA DIFFERS WITH CAF IN ETHIOPIA:  Hayatou refuses to acknowledge Infantino's contribution to Africa
    FIFA DIFFERS WITH CAF IN ETHIOPIA: Hayatou refuses to acknowledge Infantino's contribution to Africa

    , standardmedia.co.ke

    Simmering differences between world governing body Fifa and the Confederations of African Football (CAF) played out at the general assembly of the African body in Addis Ababa yesterday. When Fifa President Gianni Infantino was invited to address the congress, he pointed out the steps taken by his administration to promote the sport in Africa. “My administration has done a lot for Africa compared to others in line with the promises I made during my campaign,” he said
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Governing Bodies

  • African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member
    African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member

    , sport24.co.za

    Addis Ababa - The Confederation of African Football (CAF) voted on Thursday to admit Zanzibar as a full member of the continental body at its annual meeting in Ethiopia. The semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania was considered an associate member of CAF until member states unanimously approved its full membership. "This is great... for Zanzibar and African football," Zanzibar Football Association President Ravia Idarous Faina told delegates after the vote held at African Union headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa
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